Turmeric prices were trading up by 0.80 percent to Rs 7,538/quintal in futures trade today on uptick in domestic and export demand. At the NCDEX, turmeric for delivery in the October month was trading higher by Rs 60, or 0.80% to Rs 7,538/quintal with an open interest of 10,145 lots. Simultaneously, prices of Coriander rose 1.93 percent to Rs 4,551/quintal in futures trade as members widened positions amid rising spot demand, while crude palm oil for delivery this month rose by Rs 1.80, or 0.33% to Rs 543.30/10 kg, in a business turnover of 169 lots. Likewise, the oil for delivery in October went up by Rs 1.20, or 0.22% to Rs 539.80 per 10 kg in 138 lots.
Indian stock markets have opened on Monday day in green note. At 10.35 am, the BSE Sensex is trading higher by 199 points at 32,461.58 and NSE Nifty is trading higher by 72 points at 10,157.60. Gains are mainly seen in capital goods stocks, auto stocks and energy stocks. The Indian rupee is trading at Rs 64.07 against the US dollar.
Share price of Bharat Petroleum Corpn (BPCL) opened the trading day on an cheering note up 1.2% after the company was reported that it is in discussions with the country’s largest natural gas transporter GAIL (India) to acquire the govt’s majority stake in it for Rs 180 to 200 billion.
Here is a list of some of the important stocks that are likely to be in focus today:
Steel Authority of India (SAIL) said the company has supplied 80% steel required for the construction of Sardar Sarovar Project, inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi.
Oil marketer Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) has drawn up investment plans of Rs 7110.00 crore for business expansion in the current financial year. The company merges with ONGC, also planned capex of Rs 61,000 crore for capacity growth over the next five years.
ITC Ltd plans to open 40 new hotels, adding about 5,000 rooms over a period of time, as part of the strategy to make stronger its hospitality business.
Weekly Update- Indian stocks logged strong gains in the week ended Friday, 15 Sept 2017 led by gains in pharma and auto stocks. The BSE Small-Cap and BSE Mid-Cap indices outperformed the Sensex during the week. While the BSE MidCap advanced 217.99 points or 1.38% to settle at 15,972.74, the SmallCap index gained 362.56 pts or 2.22% to settle at 16,687.76.
In the week ended the Sensex rose 585.09 pts or 1.85 percent to settle at 32,272.61. The NSE Nifty index rose 150.60 points or 1.52 percent to settle at 10,085.40.
All through the previous five days, the Sensex had gained 524.44 points on solid global cues on receding concerns on North Korea and sustained buying by domestic investors.
On the macro front, the yearly rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, figured provisionally at 3.24% for August 2017, corresponding to 1.88% in July 2017 and 1.09% in August 2016, as per data which was announced on Friday, 14 Sept 2017.
The price of Oil soared to their highest weekly rise since on higher demand forecasts and the recommence of refineries in US. The OPEC this week predicted higher demand for its oil in 2018 and pointed to cues of a tighter global market.
Sensex, Nifty are likely to open higher on Friday as Asian shares slipped after North Korea shoot another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean today. The Indian rupee on was trading little changed against the US dollar in today’s opening trade.
These stocks will be in focus today:
Metals and mining company Vedanta Ltd has said the State Pollution Control Board Odisha, has directed it to temporarily close five units of its power plants which may have an impact on the cost of production of the aluminium.
IDBI Bank has said that the bank has sold 12.5 lakh equity shares in Clearing Corporation of India for an undisclosed amount.
Bajaj Finance Ltd has allocated 2.6 crore shares to qualified institutional buyers bringing back over Rs 5044 crore.
SAIL India has reported an 18% surged in sales during August over the corresponding month last year.
IPO Watch: ICICI Lombard General Insurance has raised Rs 1625 crore from anchor investors ahead of its IPO sale opening today. It would allot shares to 64 anchor investors at Rs 661 per share.
Price of Gold today took jump from a positive trend overseas by surging Rs 650 per 10 grams to reach Rs 31,000 level, supported by fresh local buying, whereas silver slipped sharply by Rs 350 to Rs 41,500 per kg, on account of softening demand by industrial units and coin makers.
Globally, gold rose by 0.08% to USD 1323.60 per ounce after hitting a 2-week low of USD 1,318.96. Silver also edged up 0.03% to USD 17.75 per ounce in Singapore. In New Delhi, gold of 99.9% purity surged Rs 650 to Rs 31,000 and 99.5% purity surged Rs 30,850 per 10 grams. Gold had lost Rs 650 in the last two days.
However, Sovereign price carried on to be traded at the previous level of Rs 24,700 per piece of 8 grams. But silver ready dropped Rs 350 to Rs 41,500/kg and weekly-based delivery cracked below the 41,000 mark by slipping Rs 370 to Rs 40,930 per kg.
Sensex, Nifty open higher on Wednesday morning hours, against the last session’s closing. The shares of RIL, TCS, Adani Port advanced, while L&T and HDFC shares fall.
Here are a few top stocks that are likely to be in focus today:
Tata Motors shares rises @1.3% to Rs. 392.25 after the company announced its global wholesales up 9% to 94,210 in August, y-o-y.
Jet Airways posted a standalone net profit of Rs 53.50 crore in the April – June quarter, compared to Rs 25.88 crore a year earlier.
Tata Sons’ holding company Tata Chemicals is buying out Tata Global Beverages in Tata Chemicals for about Rs 1458.55 crore.
Daily stocks on focus the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved a Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Dev. Fund with a cost of Rs 10,881 crore for 2017-18 to 2028-29 to heighten the dairy sector.
ONGC shares are in focus as the Union Cabinet has approved a Rs 3,000 crore project to acquire seismic data for prospecting of oil and natural gas reserves. National oil companies, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation and Oil India Ltd will implement the project.
At 10.35 AM, the BSE Sensex is trading at 32,231 up 72 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 10,111 up 19 points. A total of 57 stocks clocked a fresh 52-week high in trade today, while 6 stocks crossed a new 52-week low on the NSE.
MCX Gold extended Losses after breaking Rs.30,000. The metal slipped heavily yesterday due to global prices slipped following a rebound in US equities. US stocks rose following the modest pullback in last week. COMEX Gold has tanked all the more today as Asian equities edged up. The metal quotes at USD 1328.30 per ounce, down 0.62 percent on the day. MCX Gold ended down 1.10 % at Rs 29,930 per 10 grams yesterday and this break under Rs 30,000 levels should extend further today.
Meantime, the Indian rupee dropped further Versus the USD in early trades on Tuesday, 12 Sept 2017 as the dollar strengthened overseas. Gains in domestic equity markets capped some of the losses. The rupee opened lower at 63.98 /dollar against last close of 63.93 /dollar.
On account of in demand at domestic spot market, prices of crude palm oil edged up by 0.42% to Rs 528.80 /10 kg in futures trade Friday. At the MCX, crude palm oil for delivery in October month edged higher by 0.42% to Rs 528.80 /10 kg in business turnover of 38 lots. In the same manner, the oil for delivery in Sept contracts has been trading higher by 0.32 % to Rs 530.20 / 10 kg in 109 lots.
Mentha oil prices softened by 0.21% to Rs 1,218 / kg in futures market today as speculators trimmed their exposure under negative cues from spot market. Moreover, abundant stock positions on higher supplies from producing regions kept the momentum downtrend. At the MCX, mentha oil for delivery in October was trading lower by 0.21% to Rs 1,218 per kg in business turnover of 140 lots. Likewise, the oil for delivery in Sept contracts was down by Rs 2, or 0.17% to Rs 1,203.50 / kg in 442 lots.
Sensex, Nifty opened higher on Thursday aligned with the last closing session. The Indian rupee made stronger against the US dollar. ICICI Bank, Coal India, Adani Ports rose, while HDFC bank and NTPC fell.
Some top stocks, among others, that are likely to be in limelight in today’s trading session are as follows:
Reliance Industries Ltd has acquired Kemrock Industries and Exports after the lenders of Kemrock put up the company and its assets up on the block, RIL said in a statement.
Eicher Motors rose 2.1 percent to Rs. 32,700 after reports that the maker of Royal Enfield motorbikes is eying to bid for Italian bike-maker Ducati USD 2 billion. The move will further strengthen its brand equity, portfolio, global reach and access to technology.
HCL Technologies Limited has informed a partnership involving purchase of select assets with Alpha Insight for monitoring operational intelligence and business volume. HCL said that the proposed asset purchase consideration shall be up to 3.25 million euro, including payments subject to certain financial milestones.
The IPO of ICICI Lombard General Insurance got an approval and it will open the offer from 15 to 19 September.
Markets are open lower on Wednesday tracking weaker Asian stocks. The rupee opened lower against the USD. The shares HUL, NTPC and Asian Paints rose, while HDFC Bank, Sun Pharma and Adani Ports fell in the morning hours. Shares of Just Dial gains 5 perpcent after HDFC Mutual Fund a 4.6 percent stake, in the company at Rs. 375.00 per share on Tuesday, as per data with NSE.
Some of the major stocks will be in public attention today:-
HDFC lender today raises Rs 2000 crore by issuing bonds on PP basis to expand its long-term capital.
Bajaj Finance has authorized the QIP of equity shares. It has set a floor price regarding the QIP at Rs 1,771.9 per equity share. Bajaj Finance’s shares hit a day’s high of Rs 1814 before closing down 0.64 percent at Rs 1,787.5 today.
Shares of ICICI Bank will be in focus since ICICI Lombard General Insurance has got Sebi’s go-ahead for its estimated Rs 6,000 crore IPO.
HCL Technologies has said that the company has agreed to buy UK-based ETL Factory, doing business as Datawave, for 7 million pounds, while Dixon Technologies’ pubic offer is scheduled to open today.